David Blackler
  • Male
  • Christchurch
  • New Zealand
Share on Facebook
Share

David Blackler's Friends

  • Alex McClelland

David Blackler's Discussions

Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arthur Nov 22, 2012. 28 Replies

Hi all.I am finishing my Engineering degree in a week’s time; I do not officially graduate until the end of March next year though. A couple of the guy I am good friends with and I decided that we…Continue

 

David Blackler's Page

Latest Activity

David Blackler replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"This is how a gentleman finishes his last day at engineering school. Dressed in a suit, scotch in one hand, cigar in the other and his friends beside him. "
Nov 22, 2012
David Blackler replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"Thanks everyone for all the advice. I finally settled on a a bottle of Glenmorangie 10yr and am looking forward to a what should prove to be a classic finish to my degree tomorrow evening."
Nov 21, 2012
Steve Dallas replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"I like the trick of one cube of ice"
Nov 14, 2012
Buck76 replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"A Scot owned bar that I frequent always sets a small pitcher of water next to a Scotch order.  I asked about this and the bartender replied that a little water helps to "open up" the taste.  So I tried the Scotch neat and then…"
Nov 14, 2012
Liam Strain replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"+1 on the Balvenie Doublewood - really fine scotch, even more so for the price. If you want something really special, try the Balvenie 21 year portwood is amazing. With that said - I tend to prefer speyside scotches (honey/leather/vanilla/spice)…"
Nov 14, 2012
Mike S. replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"Bourbon."
Nov 13, 2012
Eric M replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"My recommendation would be Glenlivet 15 Year Old French Oak Reserve. You should be able to find it for around $50-$70 (It's $75 or so here in Canada). An excellent bottle of scotch without breaking the bank too much. Be sure to pop back in…"
Nov 13, 2012
Carl Monster replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"Listen to this guy; he knows his stuff."
Nov 13, 2012
Sam Williams replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"Agreed. Go out and try some first. I didn't like scotch until I tried some 18 year Caol Ila. It's extremely smoky...kinda tastes smoked. That very prominent smoky flavor somehow eased me into the scotch taste."
Nov 13, 2012
J.L. replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"*Their."
Nov 13, 2012
Brian Splash replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"Agreed , however I prefer Drambuie , it's made by lords and earls whereas bourbon is made by toothless rednecks ( not my words stolen from there poster )"
Nov 13, 2012
David F. replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"First do you like scotch?  If not don’t blow your money. My general rule is that they need to be neat, single, legal, and preferably old enough to drink themselves. To translate that.  Drink it straight, no ice or water in the…"
Nov 13, 2012
Buck76 replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"BTW, most currently used single ply roofing materials don't stand up to cigar and cigarette ashes.  You don't want to celebrate your degree with a bill for $10K to fix the roof. Buck76"
Nov 13, 2012
StaggerLee replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"I'd recommend Gragganmore as it is my personal favorite. That said. I'll add my voice to those who say that unless you particularly like scotch, spend your money elsewhere, like on a good Irish whiskey (Jameson).  They cost less and…"
Nov 13, 2012
SB replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"David—congratulations on your graduation!  Engineering is a tough slog, so yes, that accomplishment deserves a special celebration.  And on the roof of the eng building!  I like it! May I recommend the 12 yr Glenlivet.  Its…"
Nov 13, 2012
J.L. replied to David Blackler's discussion Celebratory Scotch: What to Buy?
"+1 on bourbon. Without breaking the bank, a few great ones are Buffalo Trace, Blanton's and my favorite, Woodford Reserve. If you must get Scotch, try Johnny Walker Black Label. Very smooth. Not too pricey. Another alternative is a French…"
Nov 13, 2012

Profile Information

Quote
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!

Join Art of Manliness

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Latest Activity

Sir replied to Ross Blaising's discussion Book
"Just start a thread and post here; or send him a PM or post on his wall saying, "Here's the thread.""
39 minutes ago
Steve Valline replied to Ross Blaising's discussion Book
"I am not sure how to start a thread and invite you in..."
4 hours ago
Ross Blaising replied to Ross Blaising's discussion Book
"I'd be happy to chat about any of it that you find interesting. I'll readily admit that I'm not an expert on how attitudes on manhood and power have evolved since right after post-WW-II till now. I'm 45. Much of my interest has…"
5 hours ago
Gentleman Engineer replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Interested in Engineering-Any Knowledgeable Guys?
"The discipline of engineering electrical would exist with a width that is significant. Within a career burgeoning, differing exist as of ease. However, with progression, there exists expectation of tasks of anticipation to relate to those of…"
5 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to Pete's discussion A question to all husbands - please help!
" No. Absolutely not. Any combination of other key things can easily be more important to me - and is. "
6 hours ago
Alex Kameno replied to Pete's discussion A question to all husbands - please help!
"Sex is great in the beginning - However, marriage is about LOVE not sex. You will be spending time with one girl for a long time - eventually sex won't be everything. For me it ain't - 5 years later - I'm 33 too - heck I'm afraid…"
7 hours ago
Alex Kameno replied to David F.'s discussion How does one settle one’s mind from how life worked out vs how you thought it would go?
"Be compassionate bro - life is not easy - I wish I can give further advice to the brotha but having a kid is on a different level - I is going through the same stuff - minus the kid - plus job is in limbo - wifey is doing weird shit - like today my…"
7 hours ago
Carl Monster replied to Longarm's discussion It's Never Too Late To Pursue Your Dream...Here's Proof!
"Next step? What does a sheriff do?"
8 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service